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Borough Fen, Northamptonshire

Historical Description

Borough-Fen, formerly an extra-parochial tract in Northamptonshire, now a parish for civil purposes, but annexed to Newborough for ecclesiastical purposes, 2½ miles NE of Peakirk station on the G.N.R., and 5 N by E of Peterborough, which is the post, money order, and telegraph office. Population of the ecclesiastical parish, including Newborough, 908.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthamptonshire 
Libertysoke of Peterborough 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with the Northamptonshire Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers and Bishop's Transcripts for Northamptonshire online.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Borough Fen from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northamptonshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Northamptonshire papers online: